Application and Finances



2022 Asia Pacific Leadership Program

May 22-September 9

The application deadline for the 2022 Asia Pacific Leadership Program has now passed. Information for the 2023 APLP will be released August 2022.

2022 Program Dates
  • Pre-residency Virtual Connection: May 22-June 25
  • Residency in Hawai`i: June 26-August 20
    • includes a fellow-led field study within the Hawaiian Islands
  • Post-residency Virtual Connection: August 21-September 9

*The program is subject to postponement/cancellation due to prevailing and unforeseen circumstances.


Eligibility Criteria

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited higher education institution in the United States, or equivalent degree representing a full-time program of study of at least 3 years' duration, from an officially-recognized higher education institution outside of the United States.
  • At least 5 years of work experience
  • Applicants will be expected to have a fluent level of English. Applicants are encouraged to provide an English language test score (such as IELTS), if one is available.
  • A demonstrated commitment to promoting peace and prosperity in the Indo-Asia Pacific region through professional work, study or living experience
  • There are no citizenship, age, or ethnicity restrictions.


Desirable Qualifications

  • Leadership track record in professional, public, and/or personal realms
  • Willingness to engage fully in place-based experiential, and transformational leadership development training
  • Deep involvement in a specific organization, business or community impact initiative (applicants must explain how, with their home-setting teams, they will experiment with the leadership strategies learned in APLP)
  • International experience, including overseas residence, language skills, intercultural and diversity exposure
  • Experience of cohort learning, working collaboratively in small teams or in large groups.